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It’s official: parliament will be asked to approve British air strikes against Isil in Iraq – but not in Syria. It appears that Ed Miliband really does think that bombing targets in Syria might be illegal because Bashar al-Assad, that well-known stickler for international law, has not formally requested our help. Logically, Miliband should now [...]
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What has become of Philip Hammond with Britain on the verge of returning to war in Iraq? New Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (spoken of very highly by his generals) has played a powerful role as an advocate for armed action. Likewise, David Cameron has enjoyed good reviews for yesterday’s speech at the United Nations. The [...]
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This morning Ed Miliband has finally given the green light for air strikes – on the UK Independence party. As the people’s army gathers for its annual conference in Doncaster – a bold incursion into Ed Miliband’s own South Yorkshire heartland – Labour has launched a pre-emptive attack on the tweed insurgents. “Ukip claim to [...]
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Cookery as a school subject has had a bad rap because feminists thought that it infected little girls with misogynist notions about their abilities: all you’re good for is baking cookies. Now that Gordon Ramsay and  Jamie Oliver have shown that real men make quiche (and a fortune out of doing so), cookery is out [...]
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Ukip’s conference starts today at Doncaster Racecourse (yes, seriously) – and the theme is gambling. Although, knowing these regular guys it’ll be less of your hoity-toity roulette they’ll be playing and more likely bare-knuckle boxing in a barn in Yeovil. Nigel Farage has set the mood of the meeting by recording an advert for Paddy [...]
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A bad day at the Palace looms for David Cameron. His conversation with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in which he said that Her Majesty “purred down the line” at the news that Scotland would remain part of the United Kingdom broke the longstanding convention that what goes on between the Queen and her [...]
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Parliament returns on Friday to approve British participation in the US-led air strikes against Isil in Iraq. With all three party leaders supporting action against Isil the vote is a foregone conclusion, although there will be rebels on all sides. The politics are fraught. Michael Gove informed the PM some time ago that, without Labour [...]
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Imagine that, back in February, Russia had sent armoured columns into its neighbour. The world’s response would have been angry, resolute and near-unanimous. Few governments, in the face of such a flagrant challenge to the post-war order, would have fretted about whether it was “counterproductive” to arm Ukraine, or exclude Russia from the institutions of [...]
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This week, I have mostly been drinking Dr Pepper and watching old horror movies. You should try it, it’s fun. One film I’ve particularly enjoyed, which is worth closer inspection from a historian’s point of view, deals with the Devil and sex. Two equally hot but differently shaped potatoes. Night of the Demon (1957) probably [...]
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For veteran Ed Miliband watchers like me, it came as no surprise to learn that he’d forgotten the two most crucial passages in the biggest speech of his career. Throughout his time as Leader of the Opposition, Miliband has been making headlines for doing weird and unexpected things. These aren’t gaffes, exactly. They’re closer to [...]
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